Lead and operate in the Global Maritime Industry.


The MPMM is designed to give students an in-depth understanding of the key elements and trends in the global maritime and port management industry.



The MPMM programme prepares candidates to:

  • Develop specialised management, leadership, and technical skills, enabling them to be competitive.
  • Lead and operate in the global maritime industry.
  • Advise and make informed decisions that contribute to the overall operations of an organisation.


Programme Design

  • Blended (face-to-face and online) class schedules.
  • Authentic learning educational approach, which offers a holistic curriculum of practical courses and assignments that include problem-based learning strategies, projects, presentations, simulations, action learning and case teaching. Our programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to transform you into a leader in your field.
  • Through case studies, simulations, and group activities, students will gain global insights into the key aspects of the maritime business.

Student Outcomes

  • Maritime Manager, Port Manager, Lieutenant, Shipping Coordinator, Assistant Manager, Technical Consultant, Logistics Training Co-ordinator, Marine Officer, Lead Marine Operations Specialist.

Access to a prestigious MPMM Alumni Community

  • Alumni for the MPMM programme hold influential positions in private and public sector companies such as PLIPDECO, Coast Guard, NGC, Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, and many more across the Caribbean.

Benefits of the Lok Jack GSB

Institutional Accreditation

  • Globally accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • Locally accredited by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT)
  • GATE funding available for eligible individuals

Outstanding Faculty

  • Brilliant and qualified faculty of local and international academics and experts
  • Academic faculty who have completed extensive research in business education internationally
  • Practitioners who are business owners with successful operations and expansions in many territories
  • Dedicated faculty who facilitate learning and ensure you have grasped concepts for each area of business in this specialty

Premium Student Experience

  • Access to UWI-Lok Jack GSB’s community of more than 2,000 alumni
  • Mentorship opportunities with prominent alumni
  • Networking opportunities
  • International Study Trips
  • Bizbooster
  • HigherEd EFMD Global Career Services
  • World-class facilities available for study, research, and recreation
  • Additional access to the UWI, St. Augustine’s facilities

Access to a prestigious MPMM Alumni Community.

Entry Requirements

Academic Entry:

A first degree with Honours in Maritime, Engineering, Science, Business or Management related area of study from an accredited university and three (3) years’ working experience.


A Class 1 Master Mariner or Chief Engineer Certificate of Competence with more than three (3) years’ maritime industrial experience.


Mature Entry:

Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree, but have accumulated at least eight (8) years’ supervisory or managerial experience in the port and maritime industry may be eligible through the mature entry route.

Additionally, applicants are required to be computer literate (i.e. Microsoft Office Proficient and Internet Savvy)


  • Professional & Team Building Development Workshop (24 hours)
  • Info Literacy Workshop (6 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6001 Port & Maritime Economics & Business (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6003 Global & Local Dynamics of the Port & Maritime Sector (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6007 Maritime Law (36 hours)


  • Finance and Accounting Workshop (12 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6005 Maritime Information & Communication Technology (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6002 Maritime Logistics Management (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6004 Financial Management (36 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6008 Industrial Marketing Management for the Port & Maritime Industry (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6006 Executive Leadership & Human Development (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6010 Strategy Development & Innovation (36 hours)


  • Research Methods (18 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6012 Performance Management for the Maritime Industry (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6009 Shipping Management (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6011 Risk Management & Scenario Planning for the Port & Maritime Industry (36 hours)


  • Research Methods (18 hours)
  • Spanish for Business Purposes (36 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6013 Contemporary Issues in Port Management (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6014 Ship Chartering & Broking (36 hours)